THE MORNING SHOW
Karen Shaw Becker
Integrative Pet Care Expert
Karen Shaw Becker graduated from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point majoring in Wildlife and International Resource Management in 1989. She received her degree in veterinary medicine from the Iowa State School of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. Dr. Becker completed an exotic animal internship in California in 1997 and became certified in Veterinary Acupuncture and Homeopathy. Dr. Becker owns Natural Pet Animal Hospital, Feathers Bird Clinic and TheraPaw Rehabilitation and Pain Management Clinic, in Illinois. This is her 26th year as a federally licensed wildlife rehabilitator, caring for over 200 wild animals a year through her non-profit Covenant Wildlife Rehabilitation center. Dr. Becker often lectures about species appropriate nutrition and has co-authored the Whole Dog Journal’s Best Homemade Diet Book of All Time award, “Real Food for Healthy Pets.” She has appeared on the hit show, Animal Planet, and is deeply honored to be named one of Chicago’s Top Ten Vets, according to Chicago Magazine. Dr. Becker is also the veterinary consultant for Mercola Healthy Pets, where over half a million passionate animal lovers receive her free wellness newsletter three times a week. This is the largest pet wellness website on the internet, with over a million monthly visitors.
-Why do certain breeds of dogs live longer than others?
-Intentionally creating health and wellness by removing obstacles
-Dr. Becker explains why mutts tend to live longer
– Pet overpopulation and puppy mills: The dogs are being bred and over bred
-The problem with most conventional pet foods
-Finding the best diets for your animal
-3 out of 4 cats die of kidney failure. Why?
-Dr. Becker tells us about her pet cookbook
-Why krill oil is the best oil for dogs and cats
-Dr. Becker touches on vaccines and why tumors are created at injection sites
-Detoxing heavy metals from vaccines
-Reducing your pets environmental toxic load
-Using ozone on dogs
-Why do some dogs become allergic to a certain food
-The toxicity of dry pet food
-Can we give our dogs and cats probiotics?
and so much more!
dr karen becker and care for our four legged friends, july 10, 2014